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Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grant

Website: http://studentaid.ed.gov/PORTALSWebApp/students/english/IraqAfghanServiceGrant.jsp

Who's Eligible: College students under age 24

Award Amount: Equal to maximum Federal Pell Grant amount for the award year (typically around $5,700)

Due Date: Varies


Students who are eligible for this award have lost a parent or guardian who served in the US Armed Forces and died in service performed in Iraq or Afghanistan after September 11, 2001. Students do not need to demonstrate financial need, but do need to prove that they were enrolled in college at least half-time at the time of the parent's death.

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